Sri Lanka – The Pearl of the Indian Ocean

The ancient Kingdom of Ceylon, now known as Sri Lanka, is still not on the map for many travelers, being almost like a second choice or a travelling extension when visiting India or the Maldives. I used to think of … Continue reading “Sri Lanka – The Pearl of the Indian Ocean”

Maldives at low cost, the new trend

When people recommended me to visit Maldives, my first thought would be …”I’m not rich!” But times have changed and making the Maldives in a low-cost budget is a trend, even because it turns the whole experience much more real. … Continue reading “Maldives at low cost, the new trend”

Discovering Phuket

Phuket is a destination where I’ve been four times, but most of them as a way to move to other islands without ever giving it a chance to stop by and live it. The Emirates route, connecting Dubai to Phuket … Continue reading “Discovering Phuket”

My 2016 travel review

The year started off well with a flight to the Brazilian heat. I headed to Rio de Janeiro with two friends and the week’s plan was: take lots of sun, beach, walking on the boardwalk, eating well, shopping and sightseeing … Continue reading “My 2016 travel review”

Piódão – the “Christmas crib” village

Piódão is part of the historical villages of Portugal. It’s in the municipality of Arganil, district of Coimbra, having about 60 inhabitants. Viewed from afar their homes form the shape of a Christmas crib, which gives it even more charm. … Continue reading “Piódão – the “Christmas crib” village”

Menorca, the pearl of the Balearics

Menorca is the second largest island of the Balearic archipelago. It is located in the Mediterranean Sea and is known for it’s beautiful beaches. It is easily reachable by plane, with direct flights from several cities, like for example: Madrid and … Continue reading “Menorca, the pearl of the Balearics”

Mértola – is much more than “a neighbour” of Spain

Mértola is a village of Baixo Alentejo, district of Beja, which is in the center of the Natural Park of the Guadiana River, which separates Portugal from Spain. Previously called Martulah, on the eleventh and twelfth centuries, when it was … Continue reading “Mértola – is much more than “a neighbour” of Spain”

Angkor Temples? Check!

Siem Reap is one of the largest cities of Cambodia and certainly the most visited by tourists, because it is the closest place of the Angkor temples. Located just over 5 kilometers north of Siem Reap is the area of … Continue reading “Angkor Temples? Check!”